Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement 2020


Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement Examination

Exam Date: 16 Mar - 31 Mar 2021

Pen & Paper Mode

Exam Date: 16 Mar - 31 Mar 2021

CIPM EXAM Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 33,725
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:CFA Institute (CFAI)

CIPM Exam 2021(16-31 March) : Application Form, Exam Pattern

Updated On - February 22 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

CIPM Exam 2021 or Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement Examination 2021 will be conducted from 16 March to 31 March 2021 tentatively by Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). The exam is conducted once a year at the National Level and comprises of Two Levels i.e. Level 1 and Level 2, which are conducted in the months of September and March respectively. CFA charter holders and candidates who have completed the Level III CFA exam can bypass the Level l CIPM exam and register directly for the Level II CIPM exam. The exams are conducted online in English medium. The exam window will open from 16 March and will close on 31 March 2021. The candidates can read the complete article to know all about CIPM 2021.
CIPM 2021 Latest Updates:
  • The exam scheduling will end on 23 March 2021.
  • The exam is scheduled to be held from 16 to 31 March 2021.

CIPM Exam 2021 Important Dates

Candidates should check the complete CIPM 2021 Exam Pattern given below before starting their preparation:

CIPM exam 2021March Session Dates (2021)
Exam Registration Starts01 September 2020
Exam scheduling Starts01 September 2020
Early Registration Closes30 November 2020
Exam registration closes31 January 2021
Exam window Starts16 March 2021
Exam scheduling Ends23 March 2021
Exam window Closes31 March 2021
Exam results PublishMid-May 2021

CIPM Exam 2021 Application Form

CIPM Exam 2021 Application Form has been released on 01 September 2020 for March 2021 session. Candidates must go through the given details regarding the CIPM 2021 Registration Form:

  • Candidates have to register themselves before filling the application form on the official website.
  • Must provide valid email ID.
  • Candidates have to fill in all the required details.
  • Make a Payment.
  • Submit the registration.
  • A full refund of enrollment and registration fees is available within three (3) days of payment if the candidates change their minds.

CIPM Exam 2021 Application Fee

Mode of payment: Candidates can make fees payment through the following methods:
  • Credit card (American Express, Diner’s Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, UnionPay, or Visa)
  • Wire transfer, ACH, check, money order, or postal order*
  • *If candidates are not paying online with a credit card, they must use the “Print Invoice” option during the checkout process and submit the invoice along with one of the accepted payment methods.
CIPM Exam Fee
DatesRegistrationApplication Fees
End 30 November 2020Early Registration FeesUSD 475
End 31 January 2021Standard Registration Fees

USD 675

  • Candidates should make the payment in US Dollars only.
  • The examination or registration fee includes the cost of:
    1. Exam Administration
    2. CFA Institute study materials.

CIPM Exam 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates should check the complete CIPM 2021 Exam Pattern given below before starting their preparatioN;

Exam PatternLevel I DetailsLevel II Details
Exam Duration3 hours3 hours
Total Questions100 questions80 questions
Question TypeMultiple Choice QuestionMultiple Choice Questions

Topic-Wise Weightage

Major Topic AreaLevel IILevel I
Ethics & Professionalism15%15%
Performance Measurement5-10%35%
Performance Attribution15-20%25%
Performance Appraisal15-20%10%
Manager Selection30%0%

CIPM Exam 2021 Admit Card

Candidates get their CFA CIPM 2021 admit card on the official website. Must check the given information related to Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement Hall Ticket:

  • Before downloading the exam admission ticket, candidates must agree with the authority conditions.
  • Print their admission ticket (Note: Candidates do not write anything on the front or backside of a ticket)
  • Candidates make changes in the test center.
  • If candidate information does not exactly match what appears on their valid, unexpired, international travel passport, you will not be permitted to sit for the exam and you will forfeit your registration fee.
  • If your desired test center is not currently listed, it has reached capacity. If a seat becomes available later, the test center will appear on the list. You may continue to check the list periodically to see if a seat has become available. The requested change is automatic, and you will not receive additional confirmation.
Candidates make sure that every detail should be there such as:
  • Candidate's CFA Institute ID number
  • Last four digits of the passport number
  • Candidates name as it appears in their CFA Institute account
  • Passport expiration date
  • The name, date, and location of the test center where candidates are assigned to take the exam.

CIPM Exam 2021 Result

CIPM will publish the topic-wise performance on the official website along with the result of “pass” or “fail”. Candidates also receive mail on registered email addresses related to the result. To download the result, the candidates need to log in using the registered email id and password. To qualify for the CIPM exam, there is a minimum passing score.

CIPM Exam 2021 Highlights

The candidates can check few basic details about the CIPM exam 2021 below in the given table:

Name of examCIPM Exam 2021 or Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement Examination 
Conducting bodyChartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute
CIPM official websitehttps://www.cfainstitute.org/en/programs/cipm/exam

About CFA Institute Board of Governors

The CFA Institute was established in the year 1947 by four societies financial analysts in Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, and New York for the purpose of promoting the supporting the welfare and exchange of ideas of their profession. CFA Institute is a global association of investment bankers/professionals. In the year 2004, its name changed to CFA Institute since then almost 2,00,000 CFA Charters accountants have been awarded. CFA Institute has more than 156 local members in societies and 164,000 members in 164 markets.


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CIPM EXAM Important Dates

CIPM EXAM 2021 Application Form Date01 Sep - 31 Jan 2021
CIPM EXAM 2021 Exam Date16 Mar - 31 Mar 2021
CIPM EXAM 2021 Result12 May - 19 May 2021 (Tentative)

Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement Examination Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


Instructions:Paper 1 is basically Level I known as Principle which contains 100 Questions.

Paper 2
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


Instructions:Paper 2 is Level II known as Expert and it contains 80 questions.

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

01 Sep 2020

Form End Date:

31 Jan 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 31 Jan 2021
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